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Letter, 1812 August 3, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [Count Joseph] Saint Leger Chevalier d'Happart, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Glad he received amount of claim on government; may not be so fortunate in claim against Clarkson; government does not pay private debts of its servants; only exception is ambassadors who are protected against suit; however, government often withdraws protection and allows them to be sued; returns subscription paper of work he proposes.
Issued Date: 1812-08-03
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15314
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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